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help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni
    #1524947 - 05/06/03 05:21 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Hello, i have a 2cm across aztekium and it got root rot. the entire roots desintegrated just leaving the plain cactus button, the part were the roots join the base of the plants now has exposed core wich now looks like it has callused


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: AIRDOG]
    #1525026 - 05/06/03 05:42 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

it's hintonni

What medium are they growing in?

These cacti grow in the wild in pure gypsum and is not reccomended for the novice grower. This may be your problem either the first, latter, or both  :grin:.

I'd suggest cutting it back a little, letting it callous and then replant it in a pure gypsum medium, it likes it best in a greenhouse or in a window sill.

good luck.


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: neuro]
    #1526059 - 05/06/03 11:52 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

hummm well actually i got it from a greenhouse, but they gave me the plain cactus withoput roots, whitout anything


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: AIRDOG]
    #1526107 - 05/07/03 12:05 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

so?


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: neuro]
    #1527123 - 05/07/03 11:43 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

so, it is a undernursed cacti, Im asking how can i make it start to root again, or should i graft it=????


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: AIRDOG]
    #1527517 - 05/07/03 02:40 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

cut it back a bit at the base, allow it to callous over, and replant it in pure gypsum, but i'd suggest adding some sand.

Then treat it like you would any other cactus, that you're waiting to root.


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Re: help me save a beautiful endangered aztekium hittoni [Re: neuro]
    #1530697 - 05/08/03 02:19 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

ohhh, thanx a lot neuro for all your replies, im gonna go and cut that green ball right now


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